Alice Springs, a 1500-kilometre drive from Darwin, is where you can start your exploration of the Red Centre and heart of the Australian Outback. Find a hire car in Alice Springs by searching, comparing, and booking with VroomVroomVroom.
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Flying into Alice Springs Airport (ASP) and want to start exploring the Northern Territory sooner? Collect your car from one of the four car hire suppliers we work with at Alice Springs Airport.
Alice Springs is a 15-hour drive from the Northern Territory’s capital city, Darwin, and around five hours from Uluru. Spend time exploring Alice Springs before hitting the road to see the Red Centre. Here are some of our top tips when driving in Alice Springs:
In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $56 and AUD $135 per day for a hire car in Alice Springs. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates use our price comparison tool.
The highest-rated rental car in Alice Springs is a Mitsubishi ASX or similar based on recent ratings by our customers.
Europcar is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Alice Springs based on recent ratings by our customers.
Many travellers pick up their hire car in Alice Springs and drop off in another city or vice versa. It’s easy to arrange when booking your hire car, however, keep in mind there may be a one-way fee charged to your booking.
Alice Springs is half-way between Darwin and Adelaide. Driving in either direction will take you about 15 hours and many make the trip to see the iconic Uluru. Here are some of our favourite places in and around Alice Springs:
Address: 78 Todd Street, Alice Springs 0870
Witness a breathtaking sunset and sunrise over Uluru, the magnificence of Mount Ebenezer, and the Lake Amadeus Salt Lakes on the three-day Uluru Tour by The Rock Tour company. The award-winning tour company employs highly trained tour guides so you know you’re in good hands.
Address: Jane Road, White Gums 0870
A short 15-minute drive from Alice Springs, Pyndan Camel Tracks offers one-hour camel tours that gives you the opportunity to ride a camel to breathtaking views across the MacDonnell Ranges. With three tours per day, there’s a time to suit everyone.
Address: Alice Springs 0871
See Alice Springs from new heights with Outback Ballooning, who operate a fleet of balloons suitable for couples to groups of up to 24. Flights usually last four hours, allowing sky-high sights of Alice Springs and its surroundings, including the MacDonnell Ranges and the historic Owen Springs Cattle Station.
Aurora Alice Springs is located in the heart of Alice Springs, close to boutiques, restaurants, and cafes. Offering standard, deluxe, and family rooms, Aurora is the perfect spot to rest your head, whether you’re travelling solo or with family. Enjoy their modern facilities, including heated spa, outdoor swimming pool, barbecues, and free parking.
Address: 82 Barrett Drive, Alice Springs 0870
The eco-friendly luxury DoubleTree by Hilton is only 15 minutes from the airport and close to all of Alice Springs’s main attractions. The hotel offers spacious guest rooms, on-site dining at Saltbush, a 24-hour gym, and an 18-hole golf course next door.